Imagine…, a Poetryaction to Milo Imagines the World

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I read Milo Imagines the World last week. It’s all about the assumptions we make about other people, and also about re-imagining the world for ourselves. This made me daydream about what would be an idyllic day, and I decided to do a poetryaction draft.  (You can see all my poetryactions here.)

 

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20 Responses

  1. Yes, please! Donuts, chickadees…reading the light. It all sounds delicious.

    1. I imagine sitting with you and chickadees chattering about the weather and nothing too important because we have each other.

  2. Love that you sneaked in those donuts, Laura, for your idyllic day! And, like others, love “reading the light on the leaves”.

  3. Lovely, Laura! That light on the leaves is inspiring. I imagine me…
    underwater. xo

  4. Yep, more swoon votes over here for “reading the light on the leaves” — magical! Thanks for the invitation to imagining today. :0)

  5. The mountain chickadees have invaded the forest where I live. But they sing, “cheeseburger! cheeseburger!” — not donuts! ‑lol

  6. I love this book so much. It was amazing to read and reread it with my students, finding new meaning every time we did another pass. In honor of the storyline, “I imagine me riding a train and looking at those around me with gentle, loving eyes.”

  7. I imagine me
    slip-sliding through a portal
    to an enchanted tropical
    rain forest,
    an abundance of birds,
    an easel camouflaged,
    and brushstrokes
    becoming reality…
    Thanks Laura for transporting me and my imagination—I’m Grateful for this escape. 💗 “reading the light on the leaves” and sharing with birds!”

  8. I imagine me
    spending my days
    spreading poetry
    and making people connect
    with each other
    and themselves.

    Thanks for the prompt and for that line which we have all melted over :“reading the light on the leaves”

  9. I’ve somehow missed this book! I imagine me in a windowed library, peeking out through book after book after book.

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